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Government accepts DCMS music recommendations

The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK parliament has published the Government’s response to its follow up report on the Economics of Music Streaming, which promises to deliver ‘meaningful and lasting improvements’ to the sector. The Committee’s initial 2021 report was acknowledged as a ‘key moment for the music industry’ by the […]

March 27, 2023By Colin Mann

Germany: Audio, audiovisual 90% of total media time

In 2022, the use of audio and audiovisual media in Germany accounted for nearly 90 per cent of the total media time budget of users aged 14+. On average, people consumed audio and audiovisual media for 9 hours and 43 minutes a day in 2022, more than half an hour longer than in the last […]

February 15, 2023

Study: Music streaming competition benefits consumers

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its final report following its independent study into the music streaming market and found that consumers have benefited from digitisation and competition between music streaming services. Prices for consumers have fallen by more than 20 per cent in real terms between 2009 and 2021 – with […]

November 29, 2022By Colin Mann